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Son finds father’s ‘Branksy’ on campus

A University of Dundee technician was astonished to find a Bansky-esque tag of his father’s name in the foundations of a demolished building. Derek Brankin, Computer Systems... (continued)

17 Sep 2018 Branksy graffito on MicroCentre wall
WRLD and Leonardo dazzle our students

Our students were extremely lucky to have the opportunity to meet with two companies at a ‘Prepare for Success’ event held in the Queen Mother Building on Wednesday 1st... (continued)

5 Jan 2018 WRLD/Leonardo logos
Computing lead to give invited lecture

Professor Annalu Waller, Discipline Lead for Computing@Dundee, has been invited to give the International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders' Winter Lecture, which... (continued)

7 Nov 2017 Annalu Waller
Speed Networking Event: 01/11/17

The successful Discipline of Computing event was held in the Queen Mother Building, with eight companies joining the students on the day, advising them of the available career... (continued)

3 Nov 2017
Argument leads to agreement with the BBC

The Centre for Argument Technology (ARG-tech) within Computing@Dundee has signed an agreement with the BBC to deliver a suite of argument technology to be piloted in conjunction... (continued)

11 Oct 2017 BBC Radio 4 logo
The computers being trained to beat you in an argument

Prof Chris Reed from Computing@Dundee discusses how computers can argue in this BBC News article.

2 Oct 2017 Chris Reed, author of the BBC article
Computing lead honoured with fellowship

A University of Dundee computer scientist who has dedicated her career to helping people with complex communication needs to connect with the world around them has been... (continued)

28 Sep 2017 Annalu Waller with her award
Queen Mother portrait finds new home

Fifty years on from her installation as Chancellor of the newly-independent University of Dundee, Alberto Morrocco's portrait of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother has moved to its... (continued)

25 Aug 2017 Queen Mother portrait
Computing group showcases painting with eyes technology

A team from the University of Dundee's Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research Group took part in a sell-out event at the National Museum Scotland in Edinburgh... (continued)

21 Aug 2017 General view of the event in progress
Computing lecturer helps raise "bouncing bomb" from Scottish Loch

A Dundee lecturer has helped to successfully raise two World War 2 bombs from the bottom of Loch Striven. Dr.

21 Jul 2017 Highball bomb
Launch of new Aphasia app highlights Aphasia Awareness Month

‘I Have Aphasia’ is a new iOS app for people with aphasia, giving a brief but succinct explanation of their condition, which affects the ability to create and understand... (continued)

30 Jun 2017 iPad group
European Space Agency uses Dundee software to test asteroid landers

Entry, descent and landing on a planetary body is an extremely risky move: decelerating from orbital velocities of multiple km per second down to zero, at just the right moment... (continued)

30 Jun 2017 Simulated Phobos
Dundee awarded Gold in Teaching Excellence Framework

The University of Dundee has won a Gold award – the highest possible rating – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

22 Jun 2017 TEF gold
Computing PhD Symposium showcases research

Computing@Dundee held its 7th annual PhD Symposium on 23rd/24th May. This is a highlight of the academic year for both students and staff, and this year it was chaired by PhD... (continued)

29 May 2017 Award presentation
MSc Computing Student wins Queen’s Young Leaders Award

MSc IT & International Business student Kumba Musa is among the 60 young people from around the Commonwealth who are being recognised as exceptional leaders in their... (continued)

22 May 2017 Queen's Young Leaders logo
Games Jam 2017

Computing@Dundee is hosting the Dundee Games Jam 2017 in its Queen Mother Building. School pupils from Dundee and other Scottish cities will take part in a programming challenge.

11 May 2017
Computing Degree Show 2017

Innovative and thought-provoking work produced by software engineers, games developers, computer programmers, tech entrepreneurs and other digital pioneers from the University of... (continued)

3 May 2017 Computing Degree Show banner
Dundee University professor elected to prestigious Academy

Professor Vicki Hanson, who holds the Chair of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee, has been elected to the CHI Academy, an honour given to individuals who have... (continued)

20 Mar 2017 Vicki Hanson
Dundee Computing researcher wins Life Sciences prize

A team led by Rolf Black, a Research Assistant in Computing at the University of Dundee, has won Project of the Year at the School of Life Sciences Research Symposium held... (continued)

17 Mar 2017 SLS prizewinners (Rolf Black second from right)
Space Research at Dundee’s Mills Observatory

Members of the public can visit a free project in Dundee which demonstrates how a minuscule worm helps with world-leading research. Mills Observatory’s ‘Outer Space/Inner Space... (continued)

16 Jan 2017 Rolf Black with the microscope
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